Nazmul Ahasan | The Daily Star
  • Nazmul Ahasan

  • The rise of tycoons in politics

    According to media reports, Tabith Awal remains as BNP's man in the Dhaka North mayoral polls, while Awami League is set to choose Atiqul Islam as its candidate.
  • Facebook's threats to the social fabric

    Former US President Barack Obama has recently joined a growing chorus of critics of social media.
  • Events that defined 2017

  • Spot the VC

    In October 2016, one particularly astute professor (let's call her VC-aspirant A) received an intel “through reliable sources” that the government would soon appoint a pro-Vice Chancellor at Rajshahi University,
  • Lifting the fog on disappearance

    The year 1979 was probably the first time when the word “disappear” was used as an intransitive word. The New York Times Magazine wrote, “While Miss Iglesias 'was disappeared,' her family's writ of habeas corpus, filed on her behalf, was rejected by the courts.”